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Weekend Writers Teen Workshop

December 2, 2023 @ 10:00 am - January 21, 2024 @ 4:00 pm


Calling all young screenwriters! Join us for a 2-Weekend Writers Workshop* to develop your own script under the guidance of screenwriting experts while building a community of creative peers. This workshop is for students ages 12-18.

Weekend 1 – December 2-3, 2023:

Students will:

  • Discuss the qualities of compelling storytelling
  • Analyze popular movies and television
  • Develop an outline for their own original screenplay
  • At the end of the weekend, students will be encouraged to go off on their own and write a first draft of their script in the 6-week window between the first and second session of the workshop series. Those who submit their drafts by January 15 will have their scripts workshopped during weekend 2. 

Weekend 2 – January 20-21st, 2024:

Students will:

  • Workshop their scripts (if submitted by January 15th)
    • Story analysis
    • Peer feedback
    • Perform table reads
  • Discuss next steps for writers after completing a script
    • Submitting to competitions and festivals
    • Pitching to producers and investors
    • Going into production
    • And much more

Optional Screenplay Competition:

Students may submit their revised scripts to be considered for production during a one-week production camp in the summer of 2024. The winner will receive free admission to the summer camp in which their script is produced. Scripts must be submitted by March 1 to be considered for this opportunity.

*Please note that the purchase of 1 ticket includes weeks 1 and 2 of the Writers Workshop


December 2 @ 10:00 am
January 21, 2024 @ 4:00 pm
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Town at Trilith
210 Trilith Parkway
Fayetteville, GA 30214 United States
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Trilith Institute


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